Head of Development, Unit London


Unit Drops is an e-commerce business and an extension of Unit London which focuses on limited prints and editions. Unit Drops aims to increase accessibility for a younger generation, offering collectible artworks at accessible price points. Head of Development is a new role, designed to drive Unit Drops forward. They will lead the business across all operational, marketing and sales aspects of the company. They will play a strategic role in raising the profile of Unit Drops and will increase print sales, secure releases with influential artists and expand the reach of Unit Drops to a wider audience with a focus on social media, e-marketing and events. Engaging audiences on social media is a pivotal part of the role as is a natural affinity towards social media platforms.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a long-term digital marketing strategy for the business
  • Oversee all marketing communications via Instagram and mail-outs via HubSpot for upcoming print releases
  • Manage and work closely with Unit Drops Print Assistant to ensure smooth sales delivery process
  • Maintain stock of e-commerce items and merchandise, overseeing new production
  • Ensure website is up-to-date and implementing any UX or design improvements as and when necessary
  • Ensure upcoming print releases are scheduled in the calendar, managing deadlines and ensuring printers are on schedule
  • Ensure the utmost standards of professional aftercare for clients purchasing prints is adhered to at all times by way of invoicing and ensuring deliveries are made safely

Person Specification:

  • Minimum five years e-commerce experience, preferably using Shopify
  • Strong digital marketing experience, preferably with experience using Hubspot or similar CRM
  • Strong knowledge and experience of artist’s editions and print production processes
  • Proactive and self driven with the ability to drive a department forwards
  • A natural communicator with excellent written and oral skills

Please apply with a CV and cover letter via email outlining why you are suitable for the role. Please note we may close the advertisement early if we receive applications from exceptional candidates. Due to the number of applications we anticipate to receive we can only respond to successful applicants.